Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

We are a forum for the interchange and assessment of research and scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences, dealing with the military establishment and civil-military relations.

IUS Canada 2022: Call for Papers

The 2022 IUS Canada Conference will be held at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario from October 21-23. We welcome papers or organized panels that address the key themes of interest to the IUS Fellows in support of emerging scholarly research dealing with the military establishment and civil-military relations. For more information and to submit a paper, click here.

IUS Secretariat Laura Miller Elected Chair & President of the IUS

The Council of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society has elected Dr. Laura Miller as new IUS Chair/President. She succeeds Dr. Patricia Shields who will continue serving as Editor of Armed Forces and Society.

Miller has been an IUS member since the early 1990s. She served on the IUS Council from 1995-2016, and has been a member of the Board and the IUS Secretary since 2005. She has also served as an occasional reviewer for the journal and now serves on the Board of Editors. Her biographical information is at: https://www.rand.org/about/people/m/miller_laura.html.

Donate to the Charles Moskos Prize

The Charles Moskos Prize is named in honor of Charles C. Moskos, PhD, beloved mentor, friend, and former President/Chair of IUS. This Prize will inspire future generations of civil-military relations scholars by recognizing, promoting, and rewarding annually the best article published by an emerging scholar in Armed Forces & Society.

For more information on the Charles Moskos Prize, eligibility and benefits, click here.

To give a tax-deductible donation to the Charles Moskos Prize, use the following Paypal link:

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The Fellows of the IUS are selected on the basis of their professional qualifications. The criteria are advanced education in related fields, research publications, teaching or other demonstrated processional accomplishments in the field of military studies.

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 By becoming a fellow of IUS, you gain access to Armed Force & Society and our SAGE's "Full Text Collections" in both Political Science and Sociology

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If you have an announcement you'd like to submit to IUS, or if you would like to submit to our Call for Papers, you can do so by using our forms for each section.

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